Noise at Work Training - Competent Persons Course

Learn how to comply with The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005

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Cost Per Person: £975.00 (£1170.00 inc VAT)

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Course Length: 3 days

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Date: Tue 14 Sep 2021
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On this Noise at Work Assessments Training Course you will learn all of the requirements of complying with The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005. Our highly experienced and qualified tutors will cover all current legislation and standards, a large practical session of using sound level meters, analysing your measured data, understanding noise and it’s effects on humans and principles of acoustics.

Who Should Attend this Noise at Work Training?

Any organisation where noise is an issue should have a competent person for Noise at Work Risk Assessments. This person may be a professional safety officer, a works manager or simply someone who has been given the responsibility for it. The course forms an ideal follow up to a NEBOSH diploma or can be simply stand-alone.

If you’re unsure whether this course is suitable for you, you can download Module 1 for free.

Aims and Objectives of this Noise at Work Training

The course is designed to meet the requirements of the Noise at Work Regulations, giving you the knowledge and skills to be classed as "competent" to carry out Noise at Work Risk Assessments. The subjects covered vary from the principles of acoustics to the identification and management of noise problems. Practical elements are included to help you with the task of reducing noise exposure in the workplace.

  • To ensure that you have an understanding of the principles of acoustics
  • To develop an understanding of the effects of noise on people
  • To give you and insight into instrumentation and practical noise monitoring
  • To develop in-depth knowledge of Noise at Work Legislation
  • To provide you with an insight into the principles of noise control
  • To ensure you can prepare a report to satisfy HSE requirements

Noise at Work Training Course Overview

The course consists of 3 modules, which are structured in the following way.

Module 1 Distance Learning Pack

Module 1 is designed to guide you through the basic principles of acoustics incorporating the concepts of sound pressure level, including notation and units used. The format of Module 1 is an hour long webinar, giving you the flexibility to study as and when you want. The work in Module 1 gives you a good foundation and should be attempted before attending Module 2.

You can download Module 1 for free here.

Module 2 Three Day Seminar

The syllabus for module 2 will include major topics incorporating acoustic theory, noise at work measurement parameters, noise reduction techniques, Legislation and standards, instrumentation and measurement. There is also a heavy practical element of the course to familiarise you with the techniques of measurement in the workplace and the fundamental operation of instruments.

Module 3 Noise at Work Risk Assessment Report

This can either be produced using results from measurements taken during module 2 or can be a project of your choice, which involves the production of a noise at work risk assessment report. This report is the basis of certification for the course and is marked by your tutor. On successful completion, a certificate of competence will be issued.

What will you achieve?

Successful completion of the three modules will result in the awarding of a 3 Year Certificate of Competency, giving you the evidence you need to prove your suitability for performing assessments in the workplace.

"The course was really good and Stephen was very helpful and I felt I learnt a lot."
Marcus Robinson, NAMRC - 25th Nov 2014

"The course has been excellent. Steve Marshall took time to ensure it was understood. The pace was right and detail good. I would recommend a Castle Course to any one in my company. Many thanks for a great course!"
Adrian Steinkamp, Carillion - 12th Jul 2011

"Very well presented course, Instructor very knowledgeable and approachable. Thank You."
Dave Atkinson, Severfield-Rowen Structures Limited - 17th Jul 2012

"Theory parts of the course excellently and concisely explained. Practical elements also very well done. Extremely useful running through the process of report writing and what's required in noise assessments. Overall a very well run. Enlightening course that was made enjoyable by the enthusiasm and patience of Steve."
Steven Megson, Augean PLC - 17th Sep 2015

"Very professional, very happy to return for other courses and to recommend to others back in Malta."
Nicholas Debono, Government of Malta MTI - 16th Sep 2014

"Good course very well presented with good information, would recommend to other interested parties."
Mick Bromley, Payne Trading division - 22nd Mar 2011

"Having attended the 3 day course, I would like to congratulate Castle on the professionalism, knowledge and enjoyable course content. Steven Marshall the course tutor made the course entertaining, he was professional and patient. The course content will help me in my day to day work and was relevant. The venue was ideal. Overall I will be recommending the course to other UK plants. "
Ian Dagg, Cummins Turbo Technologies - 27th Nov 2012

"I thought the course was well organised and presented. The pace of learning was right and the contents relevant and informative."
Andy Patterson, Sir Robert McAlpine - 23rd May 2017

"Very enjoyable course, very good tutor who was very knowledgable. The course was well paced."
John Livsey, Solvay Solution - 20th Mar 2018

"Excellent ! Well structured, well paced, expertly delivered course."
David Mackie, Lothian & Borders Fire and Rescue - 22nd Mar 2011

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